Infrastructure stories

All the latest rail infrastructure and network news.

Lifts refurbishment works at NI Railways stations

18th April 2019

Refurbishment works are getting underway on lifts and escalators at NI Railways stations. The improvement works will begin later this […]

Starling Aerospace covers rail cabin interiors

17th April 2019

Starling Aerospace (Stand number A17) is exhibiting at Railtex 14th-16th May 2019, NEC Birmingham, to promote its rail cabin interior […]

Global Rail Construction Passes OHSAS 18001 Audit With Flying Colours

17th April 2019

Global Rail Construction has successfully completed this year’s 3-day OHSAS 18001 [surveillance] audit of our Health and Safety management system. […]

Register to Visit RSN 2019 Today

17th April 2019

The Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) event is free to attend by pre-registering for tickets on the web site. Held in […]

Commission announced to Deliver New Station for Liverpool City Centre

16th April 2019

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has announced the creation of a Station Commission to deliver a […]

Campaign to Electrify Britain’s Railway – Birmingham Conference

15th April 2019

The Campaign to Electrify Britain’s Railway is holding its first conference on the 29th April 2019. The event will be […]

York office opens following framework success

15th April 2019

Award-winning civil engineering and infrastructure company Story Contracting is set for expansion in Yorkshire after opening a new office in […]

Securing a piece of Birmingham’s rail history – and future

11th April 2019

Underneath Birmingham’s busy streets contractors have been repairing part of the city’s history. The 20-man team has spent their last […]

New video shows how Metro modernisation work has reached the £300m mark

10th April 2019

A new video has been released showing how modernisation work on Tyne and Wear Metro has passed the £300m mark. […]

‘Just the smart ticket’: more rail passengers than ever before can go paperless

10th April 2019

Thousands more train passengers will be able to wave goodbye to their orange tickets this month as train companies make […]

Survey launched ahead of major works to Hagley Road and Broad Street

8th April 2019

Transport bosses are surveying people who live, work or travel along Hagley Road and Broad Street ahead of major road […]

Nexus to carry out track replacement work in Gateshead

8th April 2019

Nexus, the public body which runs the Tyne and Wear Metro, is to carry out a major programme of track […]

Maritime Intermodal is launched with train naming ceremony

5th April 2019

Following the recent long-term agreement between DB Cargo UK and Maritime Transport Ltd to increase rail freight capacity, “Maritime Intermodal” […]

UK’s first 5G train station connected as Vodafone live tests 5G in Birmingham

4th April 2019

Vodafone is the first company to live test 5G in Birmingham as part of its UK-wide trial, with Birmingham New […]

Dyer & Butler achieves blockade success on the Brighton mainline

4th April 2019

Dyer & Butler, a part of M Group Services, has successfully undertaken a programme of drainage works in Balcombe Tunnel […]

Rail Minister Andrew Jones MP confirmed as keynote speaker for Railtex

3rd April 2019

The Rail Minister Andrew Jones MP has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for Railtex, the international exhibition of railway […]

RIN has proved the ideal platform for rail companies

2nd April 2019

RINs North West event, held at the DW Stadium in Wigan is the next event in the series of highly […]

Full steam ahead for new partnership with Vintage Trains

2nd April 2019

The West Midlands Rail Executive (WMRE) and Vintage Trains (VT) have announced a new steam-powered partnership – recognising the importance […]

All change at the top for IRO

1st April 2019

The role of IRO Chair has transitioned from Alex Hynes, Managing Director of the ScotRail Alliance, to Howard Smith, Chief […]

CAF secures high-speed fleet maintenance contract in Italy

1st April 2019

Trenitalia S.p.A., Italy’s national railway operator, has awarded CAF, through the Group’s subsidiary CAF Italia, the preventative and corrective maintenance […]

Rutherglen in line for track renewals

29th March 2019

Network Rail is delivering a programme of major track renewals affecting routes through Rutherglen to Glasgow Central on Sundays from […]

Improvement works are on track at Retford

28th March 2019

A £115,000 upgrade of Retford Railway Station is on track to smarten up one of the town’s most prominent landmarks, […]